Read more about this great design, and see plenty of images, here.
Paying tribute to its 20 years of exhibition history, the Armory commissioned 20 contemporary artists, all having previously created art for the organization, to make new site-specific works and installations both inside the Armory and at sites throughout Pasadena. Artists included in the show include Art Center alums Edgar Arceneaux and Pae White, and faculty member Seth Kaufman.
The star of the new campaign? A giant fiberglass ear.
Made out of surfboard material, the ear stands three feet tall and appears to be a big fan of the symphony (and a great date).
The L.A. Times blogs that Art Center students including Connie Wong, who fabricated the ear, are exploring “how to make the ear more durable”—so that it can begin making personal appearances, of course.
Check out the video after the jump.
The exhibition runs through Jan. 9, 2010.
“Southern California is so important from a design standpoint,” Thomas says. “It’s where the pebble hits the pond.”
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Variety posted an online exclusive about Michael’s success.
Well deserved, Michael!
Researchers found that the type of work on display can have an emotional effect on the patron. The work that solicits the most emotional response? Modern art.
Read more: Modern Art More Likely to Stir the Heart.